Colorful homes in Las Animas, an attractive residential area in the southeast area of Xalapa. © Donald J. MacKay, 2009

Expat living in Mexico: Xalapa vs. Ajijic

Reports written some years ago about Jalapa, (or Xalapa as the locals prefer to spell it) Veracruz in MexConnect caught my eye. These tout the pleasant climate, cultural attractions, the presence of universities, lack of foreigners, and metropolitan character. My wife and I thought it would be a pleasant contrast from Ajijic where we live year-round. In […]

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